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L.A. Parent is looking for Amazing Moms

L.A. Parent is looking for stories of extraordinary and deserving moms. Submit the story (in 300 words or less) of your best, proudest, most hilarious or most challenging moment as a mother. (Dads and gals, feel free to send in a story on behalf of the mother of your children or another great mom you know.) We will be accepting submissions until Feb. 25, and will share our favorite stories in May, … Read Article

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Studying Tummy Troubles and Autism

Research has shown that children on the autism spectrum experience more, and more severe, stomach problems such as constipation and bloating than other children their age do. If your child is one of them, you might be interested in a study being conducted by the special needs researchers at the Boone Fetter Clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Because the discomfort from these … Read Article

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Millennial Parents Explores Modern Parenting, One Click at a Time

When L.A.-based writer Jake Greene became a father in 2011, he was faced with the challenge of being a present parent while staying current in popular culture. His realization that previous generations had given no thought to this impossible task became the impetus for his web series Millennial Parents, co-created with writer Natalie Irby. The series, now in its second season, is steadily growing … Read Article

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A Course In Stepmothering

When I became a stepmom eight years ago, there were few resources to guide me over the rough spots in my new life. I read the only thin book I could find on the subject of parenting step children, and its bottom line was: “It’s the hardest job you’ll ever have and no one will ever thank you for it.” Before step-motherhood, I thought I was a kind and thoughtful person. But based on my troubled … Read Article